Materials Analyst

Job Description

Eaton’s Vehicle Group North America division is currently seeking a Materials Analyst to join our team. This position is based at our Eaton Logistics Facility (ELC) in Indianapolis, IN.

Position Overview: 

The Materials Analyst is responsible for performing parts analysis to ensure material availability for all value streams at the ELC, developing and distributing applicable reports to drive the business, and for analyzing all cycle adjustments and lead root cause analysis to minimize financial impact.

In this role, you will set up new part numbers in ERP system (Oracle) to help drive and sustain record integrity, drive inventory control throughout the site, serve as liaison for the ELC for centralized global planners, coordinate priority of material to ensure optimal OTD to the customer, and serve as back up to the ELC Materials Manager.


Making what matters work at Eaton takes the passion of every employee around the world. We create an environment where creativity, invention and discovery become reality, each and every day. It’s where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential—and where you can help us reach ours.

In this function you will: 
  • Create weekly part shortage report to help drive communication with centralized planners and coordinate priority of inbound material.
  • Create Min Max levels on select kits to drive MTS strategy and improve OTD.
  • Support inventory reduction efforts through E&O management with centralized staff.
  • Coordinate Inbound Materials management and ASN accuracy.
  • Ensure outbound process flow and parts availability to achieve OTD requirements.
  • Provide functional expertise for manufacturing strategy analysis to improve productivity.
  • Prioritize disposition of non-conforming parts on Quality hold to minimize customer impact. 
  • Monitor performance metrics and identify opportunities where applicable to ensure the ELC meets monthly targets.
  • Manage offsite inventories to ensure record integrity is maintained throughout ERP system.

When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.


Required (Basic) Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from accredited institution
  • Must be able to work in the U.S. without sponsorship now and in the future.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in supply chain management, business, or engineering

  • Two or more years of experience in logistics, material planning, or supply chain management

  • An in-depth understanding of Oracle, and the ability to apply MRP and MPS principles, is preferred

  • Experience in working with third-party logistics providers is a plus

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We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters. We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

Job: Supply Chain / Logistics

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: VEH Vehicle Group

Job Level: Individual Contributor
Schedule: Full-time
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No
Does this position offer relocation?: Relocation from within hiring country only
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time